BTL Group raises C$15.3m through brokered, non-brokered private placement

Blockchain platform BTL Group has raised C$15.3m ($12m) in brokered and non-brokered placements.

IBM uses blockchain to improve cross-border payments and teams up with Dream Payments

IBM has announced a new blockchain banking solution to help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments.

MicroMoney launches $30m token distribution campaign

MicroMoney, a Blockchain powered financial services platform, has launched a $30m token distribution campaign.

Vestr and Shift become SIX FinTech Ventures’ first investments

Up-and-coming FinTechs Vestr and Shift Cryptocurrencies have secured an investment from SIX FinTech Ventures.

Factom pulls in additional funding to take Series A passed $8m

Blockchain-as-a-service company Factom has extended its Series A round to more than $8m. Peeli Ventures, Harvest Equity and a number of local Austin investors joined the extended round.

Japan’s SBI Holdings launches blockchain consortium

Japanese financial services firm SBI Holdings is launching a consortium to explore the usage of blockchain in domestic and foreign exchange services.

What will tech titans entering the FinTech sector mean for competition, talent and the...

Uber has taken another step into FinTech scene. As other big tech firms are also viewing the opportunities of the sector, the industry might change considerably.

WEF: Blockchain has potential to transform financial services

Blockchain technology is set to lead a major disruption in financial services over the next few years, a new WEF report shows.

KuCoin secures $20m in Series A funding

International cryptocurrency trading platform KuCoin has secured $20m in its Series A round of funding.

Underscore VC’s Fund II goal in sight after raising over $132m

Boston-based Underscore.VC has raised over $132m for its sophmore venture capital fund, setting it just a few million dollars away from its fundraising goal. The...

News Stories

The number of FinTech deals under $1m in Sweden has more than halved since...

The Swedish FinTech market has shown signs of maturity between 2015 and 2019, most noticeably in the decreased frequency of deals valued under $1m...

Pakistan hopes to soon be out of FATF’s grey list

Pakistan is hoping to be removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) grey list soon after it improved its foreign and internal policies.

Cybercrime is rife in Latin America but is often overlooked study finds

Drug cartels, political corruption, economic struggles and internet censorship are all factors that have contributed to making Latin America a hotbed for cybercrime, according to a new report.

Seven more countries on Financial Action Task Force’s watchlist

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has added an additional seven more countries to its high-risk jurisdictions list for deficiencies in their anti-money laundering or counter terrorism financing protocols.

77% physical security systems are in desperate need of an update

European IT executives are worried about the physical security of their systems, according to a new survey.